Holographic Images for Healthcare Ariella Brown 1/27/2015 Post a comment Like a scene from a science fiction film, this new holographic technology allows doctors and surgeons to view and interact with virtual representations of organs in real-time.
Smartphones for the Blind Ariella Brown 1/16/2015 Post a comment For the visually impaired, the empowerment offered by suitably equipped smartphones provides more than convenience -- it represents independence!
IoT: Collaborate or Else, Says Samsung CEO Junko Yoshida 1/9/2015 (6) comments Samsung Electronics CEO BK Yoon, in his keynote at CES, made a passionate pitch to “unlock the infinite possibilities of the Internet of Things,” while suggesting that the industry fall in line behind Samsung’s leadership.
Internet of Things: Engineering for Everyone Dan Radic 12/30/2014 (11) comments The emergence of open-source development platforms, developed and maintained by dedicated volunteers, has effectively raised the level of abstraction to a point where non-experts can now use these platforms.
WiFi to Switch on IoT Appliances Rick Merritt 12/29/2014 (7) comments Electrolux says it is one of several white good makers about to roll out smart appliances using WiFi, Linux, and AllJoyn to connect with the cloud and each other.
Top Robot Stories of 2014 Rich Quinnel 12/23/2014 (22) comments Robots have fascinated us for centuries, but now we are realizing those visions. Here are some of the top robot stories that amazed and delighted us this past year.
IoT Metro Network Race Is On Rick Merritt 12/17/2014 (3) comments The startup Sigfox aims to raise more than $70 million by early next year to fund a US national IoT network using its 900MHz software, and it has a partner for a satellite version.
Stop! Recycle Those Old Batteries! Max Maxfield 12/12/2014 (10) comments Around 3 billion batteries are discarded in the United States each year, releasing all sorts of unpleasant substances -- including mercury, lead, cadmium, and nickel -- into the environment.
Smart Panel Ponders AI's Future Jessica Lipsky 12/9/2014 (4) comments Artificial intelligence is well on its way to entering the market by 2025, but it may look different than the public has imagined. AI could give systems the ability to talk to each other quickly and simply or to reason and make inferences.
Do You Feel IoT Device Fatigue Yet? Junko Yoshida 12/4/2014 (2) comments After the novelty of the wearable device wears off, will consumers settle into device fatigue or out-and-out revolt? Who wants the whole neighborhood knowing you forgot to brush your teeth?
Intel X86 Eyes Google Glass Jessica Lipsky 12/2/2014 (1) comment The next generation of Google Glass may have new guts, as an Intel x86 processor is expected to replace the Texas Instruments Omap chip.
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